Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Data Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Security over the 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 449 412 541
Rank change year-on-year -37 +129 -28
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 90 186 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.53% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.61% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 72 157 96
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,525 £28,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £75,000 £70,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Data Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 25337 30712 36785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.26% 87.34% 86.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20847 25538 30257
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Data Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in the South East

Data Security
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Security in the South East.

Salary trend for Data Security in the South East

Data Security
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in the South East over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Security in the South East

Data Security
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -38 31 £62,500 +22.55% 7
Surrey +36 26 £47,500 -13.64%
Buckinghamshire +20 20 £63,250 +58.13% 1
West Sussex +8 12 £42,500 -37.50% 1
Berkshire -12 11 £52,750 +3.43% 6
Hampshire +3 9 £45,000 +47.54%
Kent +19 8 £45,000 -5.26%
East Sussex +8 4 £56,000 +40.00%
Data Security
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing Data Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 39 (43.33%) Information Security
2 33 (36.67%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (28.89%) CISSP
4 25 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (27.78%) GDPR
5 24 (26.67%) Finance
6 22 (24.44%) Firewall
6 22 (24.44%) ITIL
7 19 (21.11%) Windows
8 17 (18.89%) Risk Management
9 16 (17.78%) PCI DSS
10 14 (15.56%) SIEM
10 14 (15.56%) Information Management
11 13 (14.44%) Management Information System
11 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (14.44%) Threat Modelling
11 13 (14.44%) Kalman Filter
12 12 (13.33%) CISM
13 11 (12.22%) SQL
13 11 (12.22%) VPN
14 10 (11.11%) DNS
14 10 (11.11%) Active Directory
14 10 (11.11%) SQL Server
14 10 (11.11%) Linux
14 10 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
15 9 (10.00%) Windows 10
15 9 (10.00%) PowerShell
16 8 (8.89%) Big Data
16 8 (8.89%) Penetration Testing
16 8 (8.89%) VLAN

Data Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (7.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.22%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.22%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.11%) Apache
3 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.11%) SAS
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Office 365
2 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.44%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (4.44%) Amazon S3
3 4 (4.44%) IaaS
3 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (3.33%) PaaS
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.44%) Firewall
2 11 (12.22%) VPN
3 10 (11.11%) DNS
4 8 (8.89%) VLAN
5 7 (7.78%) DHCP
6 6 (6.67%) Network Security
7 4 (4.44%) Internet
7 4 (4.44%) LAN
7 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.44%) WAN
8 3 (3.33%) Wireless
9 2 (2.22%) HTTP
9 2 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.22%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.22%) SMS
9 2 (2.22%) SMTP
9 2 (2.22%) Wireless Security
10 1 (1.11%) Bluetooth
10 1 (1.11%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.89%) Big Data
3 4 (4.44%) MySQL
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.11%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.11%) Impala
5 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.11%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.11%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Burp Suite
1 3 (3.33%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (1.11%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Legal
3 3 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.33%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.22%) Electronics
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (33.33%) Analyst
2 20 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 18 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 18 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) CISSP Manager
5 8 (8.89%) IT Manager
5 8 (8.89%) IT Security Manager
5 8 (8.89%) Security Manager
6 7 (7.78%) Architect
6 7 (7.78%) Information Officer
6 7 (7.78%) Information Security Officer
6 7 (7.78%) Security Officer
7 6 (6.67%) Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Information Manager
7 6 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
7 6 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) HTML
2 6 (6.67%) CSS
3 3 (3.33%) Ajax
3 3 (3.33%) jQuery
3 3 (3.33%) LAMP
4 2 (2.22%) Web Services
5 1 (1.11%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.78%) Cyber Attack
3 6 (6.67%) Fintech
4 5 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.44%) Replication
6 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.11%) FMCG
8 1 (1.11%) SCADA
8 1 (1.11%) Social Network
8 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.11%) Windows
2 10 (11.11%) Linux
3 9 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 7 (7.78%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.33%) Kali Linux
6 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.22%) Android
7 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.33%) Information Security
2 33 (36.67%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (24.44%) ITIL
4 17 (18.89%) Risk Management
5 14 (15.56%) Information Management
5 14 (15.56%) SIEM
6 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (14.44%) Kalman Filter
6 13 (14.44%) Threat Modelling
7 8 (8.89%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (8.89%) Translating Business Requirements
7 8 (8.89%) UML
8 7 (7.78%) Data Protection
9 6 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.67%) OO
9 6 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (6.67%) Scrum
9 6 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.22%) SQL
2 9 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.89%) Java
4 7 (7.78%) C++
5 6 (6.67%) Python
6 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.33%) Perl
7 3 (3.33%) PHP
7 3 (3.33%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.11%) C
8 1 (1.11%) C#
8 1 (1.11%) Delphi
8 1 (1.11%) R
8 1 (1.11%) Scala
8 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (28.89%) CISSP
2 12 (13.33%) CISM
3 7 (7.78%) Degree
4 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.22%) MCSE
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.11%) CEH
6 1 (1.11%) CISMP
6 1 (1.11%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.11%) ISEB
6 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.11%) MCITP
6 1 (1.11%) MCSA
6 1 (1.11%) MCTS
6 1 (1.11%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (1.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (27.78%) GDPR
1 25 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (17.78%) PCI DSS
3 10 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.22%) COBIT
5 2 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (1.11%) BS7799
6 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (1.11%) PA-DSS
6 1 (1.11%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.22%) XenServer
5 1 (1.11%) Docker
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) SCCM
2 2 (2.22%) Nessus
3 1 (1.11%) Puppet
3 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (8.89%) VMware
2 4 (4.44%) Aquila
3 3 (3.33%) Zend
4 2 (2.22%) Citrix
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle
4 2 (2.22%) Symantec
5 1 (1.11%) Birst
5 1 (1.11%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.11%) IBM
5 1 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.11%) SAP